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The Economics of Coercive Institutions, Conflict, and Development


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Title: The Economics of Coercive Institutions, Conflict, and Development
Authors: Rubio, Melissa
E-mail: melissa.rubio@economics.gu.se
Issue Date: 26-May-2020
University: Göteborgs universitet, Handelshögskolan/University of Gothenburg, School of Business, Economics and Law
Institution: Department of Economics ; Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik
Date of Defence: 2020-06-16
Disputation: June 16, 2020. 2,00PM
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Economic Studies
246
Keywords: Economics
Abstract: This dissertation is a compilation of three papers that put together my research interests on the effects of institutions on development outcomes with inequality as the connecting thread. The first chapter concerns racial inequality. It explores the role of a fundamental part of American history that could have shaped the large racial disparities in the justice system -the slave-based labor system that prevailed in the United States until 1865. The second chapter studies the effects of confli... more
ISBN: 978-91-88199-51-5 (printed)
978-91-88199-52-2 (online)
1651-4297 (online)
ISSN: 1651-4289 (printed)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/64202
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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